Jimmy Bryant, former UCA Archivist who is now Director of Arkansas Heritage for the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism, will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Faulkner County Historical Society which will be held Thursday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mills Library located in Hendrix College’s Mills Center.
Bryant, a Conway resident and former Faulkner County Historical Society board president, now oversees the four heritage museums and four heritage resource agencies that work to preserve, protect and promote the natural and cultural history of Arkansas. Continue reading
Jonathan Appell of Atlas Preservation, Inc. will present a Spring Cemetery Conservation Lecture on common maintenance and preservation of cemeteries on Friday, April 19, at the Mount Vernon Senior Citizen Building/City Hall, 2 Garland Springs Road.
The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program sponsors a cemetery workshop on Saturday, April 20, at the Mount Vernon Cemetery in Mount Vernon. For more information and/or to register contact Holly Hope at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 501 324 9148.
The Faulkner County Historical Society will hold its annual meeting Thursday, March 14, 2019, 5:30 p.m. at the Greenbrier High School Auditorium. If you would like to serve on the Faulkner County Historical Society board of directors, please contact Judy Corcoran, secretary/treasurer. 2019 Membership dues must be paid by January 31, 2018 to be considered. Continue reading
The Fall 2018 edition of Faulkner Facts and Fiddlings, the journal of the Faulkner County Historical Society, is now available. This new issue features articles about the Pine Street School, the Conway High School “pods” and the recent archaeological discoveries at Camp Halsey in northern Faulkner County. Continue reading
The Conway Women’s Chorus is hosting a very special production to celebrate the centennial anniversary of WWI on December 1st at 7:00 pm and December 2nd at 2:00 pm, both at Wesley United Methodist Church! This is a dinner theater presentation, and a meal will be provided based on popular dishes of the time period. The meal will be served 45 minutes prior to showtime (6:15 pm on December 1st and 1:15 pm on December 2nd).
Our WWI ensemble will present the first act Continue reading